CMG is Proud To Sponsor The Tenth Year of Push for Entrepreneurship

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July 26, 2023

Southport, CT – Carter Morse & Goodrich is thrilled to announce that it is once again proudly sponsoring the tenth year of Push for Entrepreneurship (“PFE”) in 2023!  Michael Carter founded PFE in 2014 to be a unique and exhilarating event that challenges participants to push their limits physically and mentally. Last year, Push for Entrepreneurship raised over $70,000 and brought entrepreneurial programs to 2,500 low-income students from across the state of Connecticut. 

“The instinct to create, to build, and to invent is a fundamental quality in young people,” says Michael Carter. “Unfortunately, the opportunity to exercise these instincts is not nearly so common. With Push For Entrepreneurship, we’re helping democratize these critical innovation education programs by making them program available to all schools.”

Every dollar raised will be donated to the Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to teaching innovation and developing an entrepreneurial mindset. All raised funds are operated in a restricted fund, with funds only allocated towards programming, supplies, scholarships, and other resources for low-income communities. 

“It’s really something special,” says Nick Briere, Executive Director of the Connecticut Invention Convention. “Push For Entrepreneurship has become the largest financial contributor to our organization. Hundreds of Pushers, donors, inventors, parents, and community members come together and push themselves for a better future. We’ve moved from a time where less than half of CIC inventors were from below-median-income communities, to today, where that number is nearly ninety percent.”

With CMG’s sponsorship of PFE 2023, the firm is committed to making a difference in the lives of students from underserved communities, particularly those in Bridgeport, Norwalk, Hartford, and New Haven. The funds generated will be used to expand CIC’s programming in these cities, giving young learners the opportunity to enhance their analytical skills, unleash their creativity, and discover their potential as inventors and entrepreneurs. 

Join Us in This Empowering Journey

Carter Morse & Goodrich invites individuals, businesses, and organizations to join them in this fun and socially impactful event.  You can participate by: 

  • Doing Push Ups:  two hours of push-ups or other forms of physical exertion is easier than you think;
  • Becoming a sponsor;
  • Spreading the word (e.g., send us a name of a friend or family member crazy enough to want to try this challenge);
  • Attending the event as spectator. 

Let's come together, push our limits, and make a meaningful difference in the lives of the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators. Together, we can create a brighter and more promising future for our community.

Event Details

Saturday, November 4, 2023
Fairfield University

New York 
Saturday, November 11, 2023
Mid-town Manhattan

Click here to Register

Click here for Push For Entrepreneurship Website

For additional information or questions contact Michael Carter at

About Carter Morse & Goodrich

Located in Southport, Connecticut, Carter Morse & Goodrich is a boutique M&A advisory firm that specializes in representing founder-led and family-held businesses valued between $25 million and $250 million. While CMG provides a full range of investment banking services, our primary focus is representing owners who are pursuing their once-in-a-lifetime M&A transactions. CMG specializes in advising leading companies in niche markets to plan, prepare, execute, and close successful transactions that maximize shareholder value. CMG fully understands and appreciates the unique dynamics of closely-held businesses and the importance of owner legacies. For 35 years, the combination of our hands-on approach, senior banker attention, strategic guidance, seamless transaction execution and extensive network of domestic and international resources has enabled us to become a trusted advisor to hundreds of business owners.

CMG's Broker/Dealer affiliate, Carter Capital Corporation, is a FINRA member firm registered with the SEC and SIPC.

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